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29 June 2017
The National Council for Palliative Care was set up 25 years ago, at the request of the then government, to advocate for palliative and end of life care and build collaboration and partnership in the...
10 March 2011
Dying Matters Chair Professor Mayur Lakhani tells Pulse magazine why end-of-life care will be crucial for GP consortia to get right.
7 March 2011
Professor Mayur Lakhani, Chair of Dying Matters, told BBC Radio 4 today that the charity's 'simple' End of Life training project had been hugely successful in boosting the confidence of GPs in talking about end of life care.
3 March 2011
Where would most men like to spend their final moments? Surrounded by loved ones? Gazing at a magnificent view? Perhaps even watching their team score a winning goal. Well, not according to a new survey by Marie Curie Cancer Care, which reveals that most men would like to die - you guessed it - while having sex.
2 March 2011
The chief executive of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has promised “a full and thorough investigation” after a Channel 4 programme showed what it called the “poor” end-of-life care one patient received at East Surrey Hospital, Redhill.
28 February 2011
Every year in Britain, 500,00 of us will die. While the NHS aims to make our final days as dignified and pain-free as possible, Dispatches, C4 tonight, 8pm tonight, epicts a very different reality.
23 February 2011
The nation's burial grounds are full to overflowing, while the UK death rate is set to rise over the next 20 years.
22 February 2011
The final resting place of some of the greatest names in English literature has been given Grade I status.
16 February 2011
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) has described as 'shocking' the findings of a report into the care of older people by the NHS released last week by the Health Service Ombudsman.
14 February 2011
A 17-year-old is planning her funeral and how she wants to spend her final months after learning her bone cancer is untreatable.
14 February 2011
A fund-raising event for a children's hospice attracted the cream of British comedy and music.

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